The PDF file was converted from an .ePub fileWith a chatty voice and sarcastic style,The Faker's Guide to the Classicscondenses the great—but long and often complicated—novels, plays, and poems into bite-size nuggets of info that are easy to digest, cutting out the bloated analysis and nauseating debate of other reading guides.From Anna Kareninaand Beowulf to Ulysses and Wuthering Heights, each of the 100 books profiled here is a classic that everyone talks about but only hardcore... Topics: .ePub, Reading & Comprehension
The ability to read written material is very important in the civilized world. In a society characterized by globalization and technological change, where knowledge is becoming increasingly important, reading ability is a key skill for active participation. The intent of the current study is to set out the nature of reading alongside express importance of reading and reading comprehension. The importance of the present study is to explore the current studies of reading in order to find out some... Topics: reading, reading comprehension, reading strategies
This study is based on the Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) by Paul Gruba, aimed at investigating the effect of Power-Point Computer Program on reading comprehension on Iranian senior high school in third grade students. The current Study was carried out, by using Power-Point Computer Program in instruction of passages of the third grade text book materials in senior high school as an experimental group who was instructed by using CD, Video, and computer... Topics: CALL, Reading Comprehension, Power, Point Computer Program
This study is based on the Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) by Paul Gruba, aimed at investigating the effect of Power-Point Computer Program on reading comprehension on Iranian senior high school in third grade students. The current Study was carried out, by using Power-Point Computer Program in instruction of passages of the third grade text book materials in senior high school as an experimental group who was instructed by using CD, Video, and computer through the power-point of... Topics: CALL, Reading Comprehension, Power, Point Computer Program
For more details, see the University of Florida George A. Smathers library catalog: http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF029579773 Topics: Reading, Reading comprehension, Community college students
byIyengar, Sunil, 1973-; Ball, Don, 1964-; National Endowment for the Arts
"Produced by the Office of Research & Analysis, National Endowment for the Arts, Sunil Iyengar, director; editorial and publication assistance by Don Ball." Topics: Books and reading, Literature, Reading comprehension
Reading and Spellings are two important aspects of Language learning but they are often ignored in our schools. This study examined the relationship between Reading and Spelling Abilities among Elementary school students of Punjab. The sample of studyconsisted of 300 class fourth studentsrandomly selected from 10 English medium schools of Nawanshahr. The results of the study indicated that the level of word reading, reading comprehension and spellings ability of 4th grade students studying in... Topics: Word Reading, Reading Comprehension and Spellings
Taking a philosophical approach based on what Plato, Aristotle, and Descartes said about knowledge, this paper addresses some of the murkiness in the conceptual space surrounding the issue of whether prior knowledge does or does not facilitate text comprehension. Specifically, the paper first develops a non-exhaustive typology of cases in which prior knowledge might not facilitate text comprehension. The paper then examines whether any of a subset of the cases, those in which prior knowledge... Topics: ERIC Archive, Cognitive Structures, Epistemology, Prior Learning, Reading Comprehension
For more details, see the University of Florida George A. Smathers library catalog: http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF030595554 Topics: Reading comprehension, Test anxiety, Counseling in elementary education
The grammatical subject of sentences in English is regularly but not invariably perceived as the sentence topic. Attempts to express this regularity as a rule of grammar are frustrated by the numerous cases in which there is no topic or some other referring expression is the topic. An alternative account is one in which sentence topic is inferred on the basis of properties along two linguistic dimensions. The first is syntactic markedness: the more marked the syntactic structure, the more... Topics: ERIC Archive, English, Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Sentence Structure, Sentences, Syntax
Cooperative approach presents an example of an “innovative approach” that constitutes a paradigm shift in the area of language teaching. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the Cooperative Learning Approach-Cooperative Integrated Reading Composition (CIRC) on the Reading Comprehension Achievement in English among seventh graders. Cooperative Learning was compared with conventional teaching learning classroom structure using an experimental design. 140 students of... Topics: Co-Operative Learning Strategy (CIRC), Reading Comprehension Achievement
A reading comprehension exercise about a young brave boy. Translated into both English and Somali. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) Topics: LAN, LAN.LP, Short Stories, Reading comprehension--Ability testing
The purpose of this study was to determine whether subjective organizational ability and the organization of materials influence reading comprehension for one good and two groups of poor readers. The subjects were 200 freshmen classified as good readers with (average or above average reading comprehension), difference poor readers (with average or above vocabulary but below average reading comprehension), and deficit poor readers (with below average reading comprehension and vocabulary). Within... Topics: ERIC Archive, Higher Education, Reading, Reading Ability, Reading Comprehension, Reading Research,...
Noting that the United States Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI) has been involved in research on reading assessment in the Army from both practical and theoretical perspectives, this paper addresses practical Army problems in reading assessment from a theory base that reflects the most recent and most sound research on reading comprehension. The first two sections of the paper, which concern the importance of reading in work life and the importance of reading... Topics: ERIC Archive, Armed Forces, Instructional Material Evaluation, Reading Achievement, Reading...
The newspaper can prove to be a valuable learning tool in the classroom because it has great variety in terms of topics and interests, is expendable, is available in all communities, is current, and is inexpensive. This report details ways of using the newspaper for teaching reading skills in both elementary and secondary grades. The contents include an introduction including guidelines for using the report and a discussion of the format; an examination of affective behavior in relation to... Topics: ERIC Archive, Affective Behavior, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Newspapers,...
This report describes part of a longer study on sentence comprehension. The long range goal is to identify distinct levels of processing in terms of the types of linguistic and extralinguistic information each level uses. The focus of this part of the study is sentences with filler-gap relations, such as, "This is the girl the teacher wanted to talk to" and "This is the girl the teacher wanted to talk." Forty-eight sentences were constructed modelled on these two examples.... Topics: ERIC Archive, Language Processing, Language Research, Listening Comprehension, Psycholinguistics,...